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by Caryn Robbins - Sep 8, 2015
It has been confirmed that June Winters, widow of legendary songwriter and record producer Hugo Peretti, and famous in her own right as the "Lady in Blue" on both radio and records, died March 29 of natural causes at her home in Bergenfield, NJ.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015
IlluminArts presents immersive musical performance in conjunction with LISTEN TO THIS BUILDING: A collaboration by Exile Books, the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, and the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind. Called SONGS OF THE CITY, SONGS IN THE DARK, the concert is set for October 1, 2015 from 6:30PM to 8:30 PM at the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, 100 NE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33132.
by Sally Henry Fuller - Sep 12, 2015
Amy Uhl's most recent show was the new Broadway musical Amazing Grace, now playing at New York City's Nederlander Theatre. A member of the directing team for that production's Broadway in Chicago and Broadway companies, Uhl now returns to Evanston's Savoyaires - where in 2010 she choreographed The Gondoliers -- to direct Gilbert & Sullivan's ever-popular H.M.S. Pinafore.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015
The Human Race proudly launches its 2015-2016 Eichelberger Loft Season with the smash hit The Full Monty: The Broadway Musical. With a book by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally and music and lyrics by Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek, the hilarious and heartwarming story follows six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers who, in need of quick cash and low on prospects, come up with the outrageous idea to put on a strip act after seeing the local women's wild enthusiasm for touring Chippendales dancers.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015
The Human Race launches its 2015-2016 Eichelberger Loft Season with the smash hit THE FULL MONTY: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL. With a book by Tony Award winnerTerrence McNally and music and lyrics by Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek, the hilarious and heartwarming story follows six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers who, in need of quick cash and low on prospects, come up with the outrageous idea to put on a strip act after seeing the local women's wild enthusiasm for touring Chippendales dancers. Opening night is tomorrow, September 11. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!
by Paul W. Thompson - Oct 7, 2015
The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Equity Jeff Awards get it right! 'Scottsboro,' 'Cyclone' and 'Hollywood' serve up new delights, 'Pinafore' does it old school, and 'Goblin Market' and 'Nightmare Before Christmas' scare us. Christmas comes via Kokandy and the Q Brothers, and 'Grease: Live' is set for FOX-TV!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015
The Falcon Theatre welcomes Kevin Blake now performing the role of 'F. Scott Fitzgerald' alongside Ty Mayberry as 'Ernest Hemingway' and Jackie Seiden as 'Eve Montaigne' in SCOTT AND HEM, written by Mark St. Germain and directed by Dimitri Toscas now through November 15.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 27, 2015
Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein are delighted to welcome back Chicago's theatre renegades The Hypocrites to Louisville with their playful reimagining of H.M.S. Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan. Director Sean Graney and his multi-talented ensemble of actors will lead audiences on an extended voyage through a reel of rare delights as they turn W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan's classic operetta on its head in this charmingly silly interpretation. Co-adapted by Sean Graney, Andra Velis Simon and Matt Kahler, H.M.S. Pinafore will run as part of the Brown-Forman Series with preview performances beginning on November 1 7, opening on November 19 and running through December 13, 2015. Single tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at ActorsTheatre.org or by calling 502.584.1205.
by Cary Ginell - Oct 15, 2015
Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta, 'H.M.S. Pinafore,' made its debut last weekend at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, and for all intents and purposes, it was just another in a long line of highly entertaining shows staged by the venerable Ventura County Gilbert & Sullivan Repertoire Company. But for one of its performers, this 'Pinafore' was not just another production. It marked the satisfying of a lifelong dream for 68-year-old David Gilchrist, who plays the part of Sir Joseph Porter.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 14, 2015
On the heels of winning six 2015 Joseph Jefferson Awards for its epic production of ALL OUR TRAGIC, The Hypocrites is pleased to announce the world premiere of JOHANNA FAUSTUS, co-adapted by Emily Casey and Artistic Director Sean Graney from Christopher Marlowe's The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus and directed by Graney. JOHANNA FAUSTUS will conclude The Hypocrites' 2015-16 season with a limited engagement May 20 - 29, 2015 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at www.the-hypocrites.com.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015
BroadwayWorld can officially report the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's 18th annual production of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, starring J. Bernard Calloway in the title role!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015
Arizona Opera opens its 2015/16 Season as the first U.S. opera company to present the comic operetta Arizona Lady.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015
IlluminArts presents immersive musical performance in conjunction with LISTEN TO THIS BUILDING: A collaboration by Exile Books, the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, and the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind. Called SONGS OF THE CITY, SONGS IN THE DARK, the concert is set for tonight, October 1, 2015 from 6:30PM to 8:30 PM at the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, 100 NE 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33132.
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 21, 2015
The Mountain Play - 'A Great Outdoor Theatre Adventure' and the San Francisco Bay Area's most magical outdoor theater experience - is proud to present the Tony Award© winning musical West Side Story directed by Jay Manley, music directed by David Moschler and choreographed by Nicole Helfer for its 103rd season in 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015
The Old Globe's 18th annual production of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS, starring J. Bernard Calloway in the title role, opens tonight, November 12, 2015 and will run through December 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016
The much-loved, highly-acclaimed all-male H.M.S. PINAFORE is embarking on an extensive UK Tour, running April - July 2016, to ensure no-one misses the boat.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016
The Hypocrites has announced its 20th Anniversary Season, featuring five dynamic productions, including a world premiere musical adaptation and two Chicago premieres. The company is also thrilled to launch a new play development initiative, with its first-ever new play commissions.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016
This summer, Lamplighters Music Theatre will present Gilbert & Sullivan's masterpiece THE MIKADO in theatres throughout the Bay Area.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015
Theo's summer cabaret will feature favorites and lesser-known gems by the Emmy-Grammy-Oscar-Tony winning composer Theo Ubique's summer cabaret of 2015 will turn to the songs of one of the best-loved composers of the 20th Century's later decades when it showcases the songs of Marvin Hamlisch from tonight, June 4 - July 12, 2015 at the No Exit Cafe, 6970 N. Glenwood Ave. in Rogers Park
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2015
Co-founders John Stoops and Tim Evans proudly announce the third season of the Three Oaks Theater Festival, an annual summer event that brings limited-engagement runs of highly- acclaimed, professional productions to audiences in Harbor Country, Michigan. This season will be performed at the Acorn Theater with a staged reading to take place at the Vickers Theatre.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 25, 2015
The new Broadway musical Finding Neverland is currently playing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and according to a recent interview on Mornings, Kelsey Grammer, who plays producer Charles Frohman in the show, will soon take a leave. Broadway veteran and Australian superstar Anthony Warlow revealed that he will step into the role for a limited three month engagement.
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 25, 2015
Just in case you need a reminder of Warlow's general awesomeness, check out some of our favorite performances below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015
The Muny presents Hairspray, winner of the 2003 Tony Award for Best Musical, featuring music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2015
The Hypocrites are pleased to announce their 2015-16 Season, featuring an unprecedented seven productions for Chicago audiences! The season kicks off this summer with the triumphant return engagement of the critically acclaimed ALL OUR TRAGIC, an unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation that combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative, adapted and directed by Artistic Director Sean Graney and featuring most of the original cast.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015
Lamplighters Music Theatre has announced the return of H.M.S. Pinafore to their summer performance schedule, the timeless tale of a lowly sailor's love for his Captain's daughter, and their brave defiance of her arranged marriage to the haughty and buffoonish First Lord of the Admiralty.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015
Arizona Opera opens its 2015/16 Season as the first U.S. opera company to present the comic operetta Arizona Lady.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015
Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein announce that single tickets for Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2015-16 Season will go on sale today, July 25, 2015 at 10 a.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015
The Hypocrites are thrilled to launch their 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of the smash Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT, featuring music by Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day, book by Green Day frontman/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer and lyrics by Armstrong, direction by Steven Wilson, musical direction by Andra Velis Simon and choreography by Katie Spelman. AMERICAN IDIOT will play August 28 - October 25, 2015 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015
Lamplighters Music Theatre has announced the return of H.M.S. Pinafore to their summer performance schedule, the timeless tale of a lowly sailor's love for his Captain's daughter, and their brave defiance of her arranged marriage to the haughty and buffoonish First Lord of the Admiralty.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015
Artistic Director Les Waters and Managing Director Jennifer Bielstein announce that single tickets for Actors Theatre of Louisville's 2015-16 Season will go on sale Saturday July 25, 2015 at 10 a.m.
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 20, 2015
The American Repertory Theater expands its 2015/16 Season programming with the OBERON Presents series, featuring a range of artists, companies, and programs. As the second stage of the A.R.T., a unique club theater venue, OBERON challenges artists to explore new relationships with space, performance, and audience experience. OBERON hosts a range of experimental work -- these shows invite audiences to listen to new voices and to hear old stories in new ways. This exploration is integral to A.R.T.'s mission to expand the boundaries of theater.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015
Opera Saratoga kicks off its 2015 Summer Festival season, which will run from today, July 2 - July 26, 2015 at multiple venues throughout Saratoga Springs, New York.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2015
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra will perform Michael Giacchino's breathtaking orchestral score of Star Trek in synch with 2009 blockbuster film Star Trek (PG-13) at the Taft Theatre tonight, July 18 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra will perform Michael Giacchino's breathtaking orchestral score of Star Trek in synch with 2009 blockbuster film Star Trek (PG-13) at the Taft Theatre on Saturday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016
Madison Opera presents the company premiere of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN on Friday, February 5 and Sunday, February 7 in the Capitol Theater at the Overture Center for the Arts.
by Matt Smith - Jan 20, 2016
Orange County, Calif.—Jan. 19, 2016—Swashbuckling pirates, bumbling policemen, innocent young lovers and an eccentric major-general join in the boisterous fun for Pacific Symphony's next Family Musical Mornings presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank, “The Pirates of Penzance: Opera for Kids!” This campy, comedic morning featuring the popular comic operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan is sure to send kids off singing the catchy tunes by the famous duo. Favorite songs include “I am a Pirate King!” and “I am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General.” This production for kids, led by the Symphony's new Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia, is appropriate for all ages, but especially those ages 5-11. It includes costumes, scenic elements and projected visuals, and features both professional singers and talented students from Chapman University. The script was written and directed by Peter Atherton, and the role of the Pirate King is played by Symphony favorite, baritone David Stoneman.
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 20, 2016
BroadwayWorld and The Muny announces today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2016 Season, which opens on June 13 with The Wizard of Oz.
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 8, 2016
?Due to popular demand, A Red Orchid Theatre has extended its critically-acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams' The Mutilated, directed by Ensemble Member Dado. The Mutilated will now run through March 13, 2016. The Mutilated features Ensemble Members Lance Baker, Jennifer Engstrom, Mierka Girten, Steve Haggard, Shade Murray, Doug Vickers and Natalie West with Ciera Dawn, Jennifer Glasse, Roy Gonzalez, Mario Hernandez, Morgan Maher, Lauren Vogel and Dominque Worsley. A Red Orchid Theatre is located at 1531 N Wells.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016
Orange County, Calif.-Jan. 19, 2016-Swashbuckling pirates, bumbling policemen, innocent young lovers and an eccentric major-general join in the boisterous fun for Pacific Symphony's next Family Musical Mornings presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank, "The Pirates of Penzance: Opera for Kids!" This campy, comedic morning featuring the popular comic operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan is sure to send kids off singing the catchy tunes by the famous duo. Favorite songs include "I am a Pirate King!" and "I am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General." This production for kids, led by the Symphony's new Assistant Conductor Roger Kalia, is appropriate for all ages, but especially those ages 5-11. It includes costumes, scenic elements and projected visuals, and features both professional singers and talented students from Chapman University. The script was written and directed by Peter Atherton, and the role of the Pirate King is played by Symphony favorite, baritone David Stoneman.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016
Madison Opera presents the company premiere of Mark Adamo's LITTLE WOMEN today, February 5 and Sunday, February 7 in the Capitol Theater at the Overture Center for the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016
Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced the program for the 2016 Summer Festival, which will run from May 28th through July 17, 2016.
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 11, 2016
The Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch its 81st year with preview performances beginning on February 19, and the season officially kicking off Friday night, February 26 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre with Shakespeare's Twelfth Night (director, Christopher Liam Moore).
by Keith Waits - Dec 3, 2015
See H.M.S. Pinafore From The Pillow Pit
by Sally Henry Fuller - Aug 30, 2015
Lawrence Edelson, Artistic and General Director of Opera Saratoga, announced today the program for the 2016 Summer Festival, which will run from May 28th through July 17, 2016. The season will feature three new productions, along with a diverse slate of recitals, concerts and master classes at multiple locations in Saratoga Springs, New York. Included in the lineup is Italian opera, WITCHES OF VENICE, which will make its U.S. premiere next summer as part of the festival.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015
The Hypocrites are thrilled to launch their 2015-16 season with the Chicago premiere of the smash Broadway musical AMERICAN IDIOT, featuring music by Grammy Award-winning punk rock band Green Day, book by Green Day frontman/guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer and lyrics by Armstrong, direction by Steven Wilson, musical direction by Andra Velis Simon and choreography by Katie Spelman. AMERICAN IDIOT will play tonight, August 28 - October 25, 2015 at The Den Theatre's Heath Main Stage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood.
by Christina Mancuso - Aug 27, 2015
Inspired by his wife's autobiography, 'I'm Still Singing,' author Philip Harris wanted to contribute his own story. His new book, 'I'm Still Writing: A Man of Diverse Interests' (published by Lulu), covers the many interests Harris has developed as a senior citizen.
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 25, 2015
The Human Race proudly launches its 2015-2016 Eichelberger Loft Season with the smash hit The Full Monty: The Broadway Musical. With a book by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally and music and lyrics by Drama Desk Award winner David Yazbek, the hilarious and heartwarming story follows six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers who, in need of quick cash and low on prospects, come up with the outrageous idea to put on a strip act after seeing the local women's wild enthusiasm for touring Chippendales dancers.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016
After breaking box office records with the comedy 'Murder at the Howard Johnson's and Broadway Musical Revue, 'PUTTIN' ON THE GLITZ!', Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE (5732 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652) presents the uproarious comedy 'COOKIN' WITH GUS', April 15th through May 15th, 2016.